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  • Walgreen pays $6.7 billion for Boots stake as sales fall, stock wavers

    Drugstore chain Walgreen Co.’s deal Tuesday with European pharmaceutical, health and beauty giant Alliance Boots is one best described with words such as “largest,” “biggest” and “most.” Walgreens, the biggest U....
  • Talbots gets a sweetened $211 million buyout offer from Sycamore

    Talbots gets a sweetened $211 million buyout offer from Sycamore
    Struggling women’s clothing retailer TheTalbots Inc.is considering an improved takeover offer worth nearly $211 million from New York private equity firm Sycamore Partners. Sycamore is now proposing a $3.05-per-share deal for the Hingham, Mass.,...
  • A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record

    A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record
      Shortly after Mitt Romney resigned from Bain Capital in 1999 to run the Olympics in Salt Lake City, potential investors received a prospectus touting the extraordinary profits earned by the private equity firm that Romney controlled for 15 years....
  • Gingrich attack on Romney an attack on Republicans

    Gingrich attack on Romney an attack on Republicans
    So Newt Gingrich is borrowing from the Democrats' oppo-reserach book with his attacks on Mitt Romney's legacy as a leveraged buyout artist. Suddenly leveraged buyouts are "predatory" and "paper shuffling," Gingrich says, according to the NYT. Financed...
  • California Pizza Kitchen to be acquired by private equity firm for $470 million [Updated]

     
    After more than a year of searching for a buyer, California Pizza Kitchen said Wednesday that it would be acquired by the private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $470 million, or $18.50 a share. But another investment group quickly......
  • News Corp. shares hammered in wake of British phone hacking scandal

     
    Shares in Rupert Murdoch's empire, News Corp., have been roughed up this week as the British phone hacking scandal continues to cast an ominous cloud over the global media company's management. By Friday, after four days of salacious news coverage,......
  • 99 Cents Only shares jump after report of new takeover bid

     
    99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has received a takeover offer from a private equity firm that tops an earlier bid from Leonard Green & Partners, according to a news report. 99 Cents Only shares rose 8.4% to $20.05....
  • 99 Cents Only Stores agrees to $1.6-billion buyout offer

     
    99 Cents Only Stores agree to a buyout offer. The deep-discount chain 99 Cents Only Stores agress to go private....
  • Barnes & Noble expands BN.com Marketplace

     
    Barnes & Noble announced Thursday that it was expanding its BN.com Marketplace by adding more than 1 million new products across several product categories, including consumer electronics and home items....
  • Family Dollar to open first California stores

     
    The buck stops here? Family Dollar will open four stores in California next week -- their first foray ever into the Golden State....
  • The Morning Fix: 'Muppets' may hit top spot. Fight for ICM heats up.

     
    The Morning Fix is a roundup of media headlines....